Series 2012 bringing world-renowned instructors to Red Deer College

Art and fine craft workshops will attract internationally renowned instructors to Red Deer College again this summer.

Art and fine craft workshops will attract internationally renowned instructors to Red Deer College again this summer.

Notable instructors leading the workshops titled Series 2012 include Australian artist Sallie Portnoy, Joseph Cavallieri who hails from New York, British Columbia’s Meira Mathison, Quebec artist Marjolein Dallinga and RDC’s Jason Frizzell.

In its more than 30 years, Series has offered experienced and amateur artists workshops that are catered to offer personal growth and personal development.

Series offers weeklong courses in a variety of mediums from painting to printmaking, drawing and sculpture, glassblowing, bead making, metalsmithing, ceramics, photography, welding, bronze casting, and more.

Evening social activities are planned as well. They include the college partnering with Alberta Craft Council, as well as Red Deer Museum and Gallery. Mapping Creativity, a thought-provoking documentary with actor and RDC instructor Larry Reese, will also be screened. Reese will also lead creativity workshops.

On Monday nights, each instructor will showcase their art or craft. Between glassblowing demonstrations to bronze pouring to creating the perfect painting, Series will have something for everyone.

Workshops run from July 9 to Aug. 3.

There are still a few spots left. Individuals can register online at www.rdc.ab.ca/series or by phone at 403-357-3633.

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